|The Ocean Course
The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort hosted the 2007 Senior PGA and the 2012 PGA Championships. It will also host the 2021 PGA. The Ocean Course is the fourth course to have hosted each of the PGA of America’s major championships.
Turtle Point Golf Course
Rated 48th on Golf Digest’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Course List Turtle Point is a low-profile golf course that delivers a high caliber golfing experience. Players from the Carolina Amateur, the Carolina PGA, the South Carolina Amateur and the 1990 PGA Cup Matches will all agree that the Turtle Point Golf Course is a true test for strategy and accuracy.
Osprey Point Golf Course
Making full use of Kiawah’s maritime forests, lagoons and saltwater marshes, Osprey Point is one of the most popular courses with resort guests. Totally renovated in 2014 under the direction of course architect Tom Fazio, Osprey Point features tees, greens and fairways grassed with Paspalum. Fazio blended a par-72 layout that takes advantage of its setting.
Oak Point Golf Course
Completely renovated in 2015, the new and improved Oak Point offers guests the greatly enhanced playing surface of Paspalum. Renovations also significantly added to the strategic challenges of the design elevating Oak Point to the championship level of the resort’s other courses.
Cougar Point Golf Course
Cougar Point was recently rated the “Golf Course of The Year”, by the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association. One of the most dramatic vistas on the island is the middle of Cougar Point’s front nine, along the Kiawah River, making this course a very memorable one. Originally named Marsh Point, Cougar Point was redesigned by Gary Player in 1996 and now plays 6,814 yards.
Other Options Outside of Kiawah: Charleston Municipal Golf Course
The Municipal Course is a very golfer-friendly course. Most days, 18-holers play in less than 4 hours. The design is a traditional early 20th century golf course with modern upgrades of the new millennium. One of the few walkable golf courses in Charleston, The City Course boasts 6 sets of tees to accommodate all playing levels. Yardages start at 3628 yards and lengthen to 6432 yards. With open green fronts and no forced carries except for the championship tees, it is a wonderful course for beginners, women, and seniors.